Education & Honors:
- Bachelor of Laws LLB, University of Westminster, United Kingdom (2018).
Dunia is a UK Law graduate and has gained insight into global practice while completing legal training in various countries. She is fluent in multiple languages, including, Italian, Arabic and English.
After graduating from the University of Westminster, Dunia became a legal intern for DWF LLP (Milan Office) where she gained familiarity with the Italian Civil Code while participating in projects for international clients.
Before joining Zahaf & Partners Law Firm in January 2022, Dunia was a legal trainee at Allen & Overy - Studio Legale Associato for the Banking Team and ICM Team in their Milan office. Partaking in projects with international clients. Highlights of her extensive experience include:
Coordinated with lawyers in over 10 jurisdictions in MEA, APAC, and the US for a project assisting an international client update their internal practices to conform with the latest GDPR as well as comply with other privacy regulations in concerned jurisdictions.
At A&O assisted a pool of 25 national and international banks as lenders on the extension of the revolving facility provided to a telecommunications company and its conversion to an ESG-linked financing arrangement.
Helped advise several clients concerning the establishment of Branches and Joint Ventures in Libya.
Drafts and revises labor contracts and internal employment regulations for our clients.